Image Entertainment has bought North American rights to Bertrand Tavernier’s serial killer thriller “In the Electric Mist” starring Tommy Lee Jones.
Based on James Lee Burke’s novel, Jones plays detective Dave Robicheaux. Ned Beatty, John Goodman, Mary Steenburgen and Peter Sarsgaard co-star. Image will release it the spring.
Deal was brokered by Image chief acquisitions officer Bill Bromiley and ICM’s Jeff Berg. TF1 Intl. is selling other rights at the AFM.